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Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge - Exodus Travels
15 days

Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge

From New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta)
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33504
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Highlights

  • Trek through rhododendron forests up to Singalila Ridge
  • Visit a tea plantation in Darjeeling
  • Ascend the famous spiral railway, Batasia Loop
  • Enjoy a free day to explore Calcutta

Itinerary

Start in New Delhi and end in Kolkata (Calcutta)! With the adventure tour Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 11 other destinations in India. Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Delhi
  2. Day 2: Fly to Bagdogra; drive to Gangtok
  3. Day 3: Drive to pretty  Martam village visiting the Rumtek Monastery en route
  4. Day 4: Sightseeing the pretty village of Martam  
  5. Day 5: Drive to the famous hill station of Darjeeling
  6. Day 6: Take a toy train ride, travel on to Rimbik the gateway to our trek and follow a short trail to our first campsite 
  7. Day 7: Trek through beautiful forest, descend to Gurdum Khola then up to Gurdum village
  8. Day 8: Final ascent through forest to the Singalila Ridge the highest point of our trek
  9. Day 9: Trekking along the Singalila Ridge taking in the Himalayan panoramas, including Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest and Lhotse
  10. Day 10: Trek further along the Singalila Ridge with breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga on a clear day
  11. Day 11: Trek through a collection of small settlements inhabited by different cultures to Rimbik a large Sherpa village
  12. Day 12: Drive to Darjeeling visiting a tea estate en route to learn how this popular drink is produced
  13. Day 13: Morning to continue exploring Darjeeling then drive to Siliguri where we catch the overnight train to Calcutta
  14. Day 14: Arrive Calcutta; free time to explore
  15. Day 15: End Calcutta
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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  • A
    November 07, 2013
    This was my 3rd trip to beautiful India in 3 years and by far the best.  Dilip the leader was an inspiration to all leaders and that made the trip superb.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I felt a great warmth from the locals that we... Show more
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  • A
    October 29, 2013
    This was a fantastic trip with a wonderful team leader and support team.  Lots of variety, as much free time as you wanted, good food and excellent company.  What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?This is difficult as there were so many... Show more
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  • A
    May 15, 2013
    a perfect trip, half trekking half culture. time to experience the gorgeous countryside/mountains and then chance to see the loca life.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Seeing Everest and Kanchenjunga all before breakfast! finishing... Show more
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  • A
    May 14, 2013
    one of the best treks for variety and views of the himalayan range - a great intoduction for another higher altitude trek, for fitness and acclimitisation - more than a walk in the Cotswalds as advertised - and Dilip was a superb guide - could not do... Show more
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  • A
    April 25, 2013
    There is something very special about the Himalayas and this trip offers two very different cultural experiences. However, if long journeys and monastaries are not your thing then it may not be the trip for you. The days are long and the itenarary busy... Show more
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  • A
    November 23, 2012
    A really good combination - a trek with marvellous scenery, including views of Kanchenjunga and Everest, coupled with the chance to tour round some very interesting parts of North East India, Darjeeling, Sikkim  and Kolkata.What was the most... Show more
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15 days
Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge
From New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta)
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